CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- The Chappaqua Swim & Dive Team continued its record-setting summer season, Saturday, establishing four new standards in a 272-226 victory over Birchwood in a Northern Westchester Swimming Conference meet.
River Elms set a another record, in the backstroke, and lowered his time in a standard he set recently, in the butterfly, on his way to being a triple winner in the boys 14-and-under backstroke, butterfly and freestyle.
Isabella Weiner now has the team record in the girls 14-and-under breaststroke and the girls 15-and-under freestyle relay team of Isabella and Margaux Weiner, Gaige Elms and Zoe Kerrich has the best time.
River Elms broke teammate Christopher Koesters time of 31.84 seconds in the backstroke, clocking in at 31.09 seconds. Elms, who covered the butterfly in 30.16 seconds recently, decreased his record time to 30.09 seconds.
Weiner broke the 31-year mark of Meg McGrath in the breaststroke. McGrath held the record of 37.55 seconds, set in 1981, before Weiner established a new one with a time of 37.09 seconds. She would them team with her sister, Margaux, Gaige Elms and Kerrich to eclipse the former freestyle relay record time of two minutes 3.45 seconds by a full second. The new record is now 2:02.26.
Katie Duncalf and Tommy St. Vincent joined River Elms as triple winner. Duncalf was victorious in the 18-and-under girls backstroke, butterfly and freestyle and St. Vincent took first in the 18-and-under boys breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle.
Double winners for Chappaqua included Stephen Pearce, 10-and-under boys backstroke and butterfly, Wyatt Yates, 10-and-under boys breaststroke and freestyle and Koster, 18-and-under backstroke and diving.
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